Release Project Manager

Release Project Manager

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Other Location: Asia Pacific; Canada
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Program/Project Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17034126


Description

  • · Lead Implementation team, conversion management team, Interface management,  UAT Tracking & Governance activities aligning to the Release Cadence for Asia.
    · Implementation & Tracking of Customer facing channels i.e. host, ATM, CBOL, Eclipse, IVR and Mobile on the actual release day to ensure implementation is within the approved green zone window.
    · Lead implementation team to plan and execute Monthly releases for Asia along with application, country technology teams and CTI teams.
    · Lead Conversion Implementation covering Requirement Gathering, Conversion Build, Conversion Testing, and Production Implementation for Asia.
    · To plan and execute the Production Conversion Dry Runs to fine tune the execution within the Production Implementation Green Zone window.
    · To plan and execute the annual Production Data Refresh to Test Environments to increase the quality of test data
    · Close liaison with BISO/TISO/RISO on the review of production data masking approach and Customer Sensitive elements prior to every Production data refresh exercise 
    · Release change request Analysis/Management for Tech Mandated Projects.
    · To Oversee and track the UAT code drop activities from Build and TRM streams to minimize impact to the ongoing UAT execution of every release window
    · Production Infrastructure readiness (Storage, MIPS, Server Allocation, Entitlement Access, NDM, On Demand Setup) to execute the Production dry run & Data Refresh Activities
    · Deliver Quality Projects in Production by ensuring the project artifacts are strictly adhered to the Citi Release Management policies and procedures.
    · Liaise with users to validate the data conversion i.e. Reports and Online verifications in UAT/Dry runs phases and Track the issues towards closure.
    · To identify Risk and establish Mitigation plan to avoid any issues to the project/Release timeline for Conversion Dry Runs/UAT code drop/code sync post releases/Tech Mandated changes/Data Refresh
    · MIS Generation and on time escalation for Management Attention
    · Managing over 10000++ External and Internal interfaces related activities and work with the Project PM's and the 3rd party / external vendors to ensure that the connectivity's are in place before the actual implementation. This involves SSG / Firewall / NDM related setups.
    · Release conversion and implementation experience is required.
    · PMI Agile & PMP certification will be preferred.


Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 plus years of experience working on projects as a project manager, tech lead, and architect, specifically in the banking domain
  • Proficient with the project life cycle (Waterfall & Agile)
  • Leadership and strong communication skills
  • Good program management and planning disciplines
  • PMP certification will be an added advantage
  • Provide progress and overall project status, including risk management plans, issue resolution approach, and overall actions & decisions needed by the stakeholders to deliver the effort
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to details
  • Strong team player
  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Technology or related field
  • Ability to build a comprehensive understanding of project stakeholders, subject matter, and priorities